Messenger for WhatsApp Alternatives

    Messenger for WhatsApp is described as '™ (WA Messenger) is a wrapper for WhatsApp Web. It loads WhatsApp Web in toolbar popup UI and has badge icon text notification for all new conversations (even if toolbar popup is closed)' and is a Group Chat App in the Social & Communications category. There are more than 100 alternatives to Messenger for WhatsApp for a variety of platforms, including Android, iPhone, Windows, iPad and Android Tablet. Most alternatives are Group Chat , Instant Messengers and Video Calling Apps. The best alternative is Telegram, which is free. Other great apps like Messenger for WhatsApp are Signal (Free, Open Source), Element (Freemium, Open Source), Skype (Freemium) and Matrix.org (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Nov 29, 2021

    1. ShMessenger Mobile is a free instant messaging client for mobile phones, which supports YMSG (Yahoo!), MSN and GTalk protocols. In just a few minutes, you can chat with your friends on Yahoo!, MSN or GTalk from your mobile phone.

      Discontinued

      Latest version 2011

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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Online
      • Android
      • iPhone
      4talk IM service is a complete IM service for communicating with your phone contacts using your PC in the office or at home. You can transfer files and messages and access your correspondence from your mobile devices.
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    2. R&Q is a little instant messaging client for the ICQ protocol, fork of Rejetto's &RQ. It is simple, fast, takes a little more than 1 MB disk space and doesn't need setup.
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      • iPhone
      • iPad
      GV Connect is an unofficial iPhone/iPod Touch application for Google Voice.
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    3. Qnext unifies communication, broadcasting & sharing. Universal Instant Messenger (MSN, Yahoo!
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    4. YAATA is influenced by the true spirit of Android. It is a SMS/MMS app that has so much to offer. You can personalize and configure this app to your definition of the perfect app. YAATA SMS is very powerful, reliable and the speed of the app is on another level.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • BSD
      Gyach is a GTK+ based Yahoo! Chat client.

      Discontinued

      The project seems to be no longer developed. Last version, v0.9.8, released in July 2004, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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    5. TextMe is an easy to use messaging application that allows you to send unlimited text, voice, pics, video messages to any mobile phone number in United States, Canada, Mexico, China and more than 40 countries in the World for FREE.
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    6. Ayttm is an instant messaging (aka chat) client that provides all-in-one chat functionality for several major instant messaging services from one simple program.
      • FreeProprietary
      • iPhone
      • Apple Watch
      Shuff is not only a messenger, it's a new way to communicate, either with friends or strangers. Interactivity in real time, customization, and much more.
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